How to Help

May 04, 1992

Here is a list of some of the groups and organizations that are aiding the relief effort. Donations should be sent by check or money order.


600 W. Main St.

(818) 457-1520

\o7 Canned goods and dry food are being collected for riot victims at the campaign headquarters of Assembly candidate Richard Amador.\f7

All Saints Episcopal Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.

Pasadena, CA

(818) 796-1172 or (213) 681-9441

\o7 The church will collect non\f7 -\o7 perishable food items for immediate distribution to people affected by the violence. Food will be taken to First AME Church.\f7

Alvarado Corridor and Pico Union

668 S. Bonnie Brae St. (near Wilshire Boulevard)

(213) 617-0294

\o7 Command post for area residents to assist in cleanup. Volunteers should report to the offices of CARECEN\f7 .

American Red Cross Disaster Relief

2700 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

24-hour hot line: (213) 739-5200

\o7 Monetary donations only. Specify: "L.A. Emergency Fund."\f7

Brotherhood Crusade

African American Community

Unity Center

944 W. 53rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(213) 789-7300

\o7 The center is accepting food, clothing and useful items.\f7

Cleanup Hot Line Number

(213) 617-0294

\o7 The mayor has announced a hot line for volunteers to call if they wish to help in the cleanup effort.\f7

First AME Church

2249 Harvard St.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(write "Relief Fund" on check)

\o7 Donations and clothing are also being accepted at the church.\f7

Food Donations

(213) 234-3030

\o7 The Regional Food Bank in conjunction with the Salvation Army and Red Cross will distribute donated food.\f7

Fred Jordan Mission

445 Towne Ave.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 489-7763

\o7 Blankets, canned and dry food, produce and milk for children are being requested. Cash donations can be sent to P.O. Box O, Covina, CA 91722\f7

Freeman Foundation

Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital

333 N. Prairie Ave.

Inglewood, CA 90301

Galilee Baptist Church

3220 W. 48th St.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 290-4004

\o7 Volunteers are being sought to deliver meals.\f7


(213) 658-7156

\o7 Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city\f7 .

KJLH Radio

"L.A. Emergency"

3847 Crenshaw Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(213) 299-5960

\o7 Food and clothing are being accepted at the station.\f7

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

2824 S. Main St.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 749-3601

\o7 The clean-material donation center needs brooms, trash bags, gloves, shovels, dust masks, safety vests, yellow caution tape.\f7

Los Angeles Emergency Food and Shelter Program (United Way)

621 South Virgil Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 736-1349

Los Angeles Women's Foundation

6030 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(213) 938-9828

\o7 Special Emergency Relief Fund to aid civil disturbance victims. Contributions may be sent to the foundation.\f7

Radio Korea

(213) 520-1300

\o7 Food, clothing and monetary donations for Korean victims are being requested.\f7

Salvation Army

736 E. Compton Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 627-7546

\o7 Food, clothing and blankets are being requested.\f7

St. Paul's Presbyterian Church

1500 Coliseum Drive

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 292-0471

\o7 Baby food is requested.\f7


301 Kerckhoff Hall

(310) 206-8512

\o7 The Graduate Students Assn. will collect funds, baby formula, food (non\f7 -\o7 perishables) and other immediate essentials (toilet paper, diapers) for riot victims.\f7

Regional Information Lines:

International Institute Center (213) 264-6210

ONE Valley Senior Services (818) 705-2345

Wilmington Multipurpose Center (310) 518-4533

St. Barnabas Multipurpose Center (213) 388-4444

SVFIC East Valley Center (818) 766-5165

\o7 The Jewish community will be collecting non\f7 -\o7 perishable food items at the\f7 se \o7 temples:\f7

Temple Beth AM

1039 S. La Cienega Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 655-6401

Temple Sinai

10400 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(310) 474-1518

Temple Israel of Hollywood

7300 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 876-8330

Temple Isaiah

10345 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 277-2772

Leo Baeck Temple

1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(310) 476-2861

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